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Standards/Other as made
The Amendment is minor and technical and corrects errors in the referencing of Australian Standards made in the Amendment 2004 (No. 1)
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 17 Mar 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR06-Dec-2004
Tabled Senate06-Dec-2004
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

I, PHILIP MAXWELL RUDDOCK, Attorney-General, formulate these Standards under subsection 31 (1) of the Disability Discrimination Act 1992.

Dated 30 November 2004

PHILIP RUDDOCK

 


1              Name of Standards

                These Standards are the Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport Amendment 2004 (No. 2).

Note   These Standards take effect as provided by subsections 31 (3) and (4) of the Act.

2              Amendment of Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport 2002

                Schedule 1 amends the Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport 2002.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(section 2)

  

[1]           Section 1.6

substitute

1.6           Incorporation of Australian Standards, Australian/New Zealand Standards and Australian Design Rules

                These Standards:

                (a)    prescribe certain sections of Australian Standard 1428.1 (Design for access and mobility. Part 1: General requirements for access — New building work, 2001) for transport premises, infrastructure and conveyances; and

               (b)    prescribe some of the additional requirements of Australian Standard 1428.1 Supplement 1 (Design for access and mobility. Part 1: General requirements for access — Buildings — Commentary, (Supplement to AS 1428.1 — 1993), 1993) for transport premises, infrastructure and conveyances; and

                (c)    prescribe some of the additional requirements of Australian Standard 1428.2 (Design for access and mobility. Part 2: Enhanced and additional requirements — Buildings and facilities, 1992) for transport premises, infrastructure and conveyances; and

               (d)    prescribe some of the additional requirements of Australian Standard 1428.4 (Design for access and mobility. Part 4: Tactile ground surface indicators for the orientation of people with vision impairment, 1992) for transport premises, infrastructure and conveyances; and

                (e)    prescribe some of the additional requirements of Australian Standard 1735.12 (Lifts, escalators and moving walks. Part 12: Facilities for persons with disabilities, 1999), as amended by Amendment No. 1 to AS 1735.12 — 1999, for transport premises, infrastructure and conveyances; and

                (f)    prescribe some of the additional requirements of Australian Standard 2899.1 (Public information symbol signs. Part 1: General information signs, 1986) for transport premises, infrastructure and conveyances; and

                (g)    prescribe some of the additional requirements of Australian/New Zealand Standard 3856.1 (Hoists and ramps for people with disabilities — Vehicle-mounted. Part 1: Product requirements, 1998) for transport premises, infrastructure and conveyances; and

                (h)    prescribe some of the additional requirements of Australian Design Rule 58 (Requirements for omnibuses designed for hire and reward, as amended to include Road Vehicle (National Standards) Determination No 2 of 1992) for transport premises, infrastructure and conveyances; and

                 (i)    apply additional requirements specific to public transport.

[2]           Section 6.2

omit

AS3856.1

insert

AS/NZS3856.1

[3]           Paragraph 6.4 (a)

substitute

                (a)    1 in 14 for unassisted access (AS/NZS3856.1 (1998) Clause 2.1.8 (e) (including the notes)); and

[4]           Paragraph 6.4 (c)

omit

AS3856.1

insert

AS/NZS3856.1

[5]           Paragraph 8.2 (1) (a)

substitute

                (a)    a vertical rise or gap exceeding 12 mm (AS/NZS3856.1 (1998) Clause 2.1.7 (f)); or

[6]           Paragraph 8.2 (1) (b)

omit

AS3856.1

insert

AS/NZS3856.1

[7]           Subsection 8.6 (1)

omit

total passenger and mobility aid weight

insert

total weight

[8]           Subsection 10.1 (2)

omit

(2001)

insert

(1993)

[9]           Paragraphs 14.2 (a) and (b)

substitute

                (a)    AS1428.1 (2001) Clause 9.1 (including the notes), Stair construction; and

               (b)    AS1428.1 (2001) Clause 9.2, Stairway handrails; and

[10]         Paragraph 14.3 (1) (a)

substitute

                (a)    AS1428.1 (2001) Clause 9.1 (including the notes), Stair construction; and

[11]         Subsection 16.1 (1)

omit

Form of the international symbol

insert

International symbol